LiveVantage, the dietary and personal care products company, expanded its board with the appointment of Erin Brockovich, an environmental activist whose legal fight against Pacific Gas and Electric Company was the subject of an Oscar-winning movie bearing her name.
“This is a company I have admired at arm’s length for some time,” says Brockovich who became a strong advocate of dietary supplements in particular following an automobile accident that resulted in a serious back injury. “It’s a company with strong momentum – not just in the U.S. – but globally. In today’s world, actively managing our health has never been so vital. By the same token, it’s never been so easy and accessible.”
Brockovich has over 35 years of diverse public health, legal, and business successes, both domestically and globally, and is one of the most requested speakers on the international lecture circuit. As president of Brockovich Research & Consulting, she is currently doing consulting work for national law firms, involved in numerous environmental projects worldwide, and is writing her fourth book.
“We are thrilled with the addition of Erin Brockovich to our Board,” says LiveVantage chair Garry Mauro. “She brings an uncommon blend of legal prowess and experience, health and wellness advocacy, and global voice and influence. Her passion, tenacity, outside-the-box thinking, and ability to move health-related issues forward will be a major boon to the company.”
Her iconic legal battle with the energy industry over ground water contamination was portrayed in the 2000 biographical film starring Julia Roberts. Given her continued work, she has requests for her help with water supply issues in every state in the U.S., Australia, and other international hot spots. She has been awarded myriad health and wellness honors and distinctions over the course of her career, including Harvard School of Public Health’s highest award, the Julius Richmond Award.